Joshua Hackel, M.D., a sports medicine physician, specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and conservative management of musculoskeletal injuries, utilizing the latest medical techniques. He practices in Gulf Breeze at the Andrews Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center and serves as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Florida State School of Medicine.
Following his residency in 2003 in Family Practice at Columbus Regional Medical Center in Columbus, GA, Dr. Hackel accepted a fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Primary Care Sports Medicine. After completing the fellowship, he was invited to become a member of the Andrews Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Gulf Breeze, Florida.
Dr. Hackel has a multitude of team physician experience in many different sports and recreational arenas. These include team physician for the University of West Florida, Troy University football, Birmingham Barons baseball (AA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox), Birmingham Power of the WNBA, Arena Football’s Birmingham Steeldogs, Southeastern Conference (SEC) women’s basketball tournament, Mercedes Olympic Marathon, and Medical Director for the Pensacola Marathon.
Dr. Hackel is a member of numerous medical societies including the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, Escambia County Medical Society, Santa Rosa Medical Society, and the American Academy of Family Practice.